STX OSV Holdings Limited (STX OSV), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized vessels, announced today that Siem Offshore has declared options for the design and construction of two additional Offshore Subsea Construction Vessels (OSCV).
The vessels will be equipped with a 250t AHC crane and with Launch and Recovery Systems (LARS) for Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicles (ROV). Deliveries are scheduled from STX OSV Brattvaag in Norway in 2Q 2014.
The vessels will be of STX OSV’s OSCV 11 design. The vessels will have an overall length of 121 meters, a beam of 22 meters. The hulls of the vessels will be delivered from STX OSV Tulcea in Romania.
STX OSV already has two OSCVs under construction for the same customer in Norway, and two Platform Supply Vessels (PSV) in Brazil.
Press Release, October 10, 2012; Image: stxosv